100x? (Was: http://gcc.gnu.org/java/done.html)

Anthony Jones ajones@clear.net.nz
Fri Aug 1 01:23:00 GMT 2003


Boehm,

I'm using Debian Sarge. I will get more information to you
when I get back to Australia. I'm on holiday in New Zealand
for the next week and a half.

Anthony


----- Original Message Follows -----
> Anthony -
> 
> Could you supply any details?  Platform?  GC_dump()
> output?  GC log output with GC_PRINT_STATS environment
> variable defined?  A profile?  (I can point you at a
> relatively painless way to get one under Linux/X86, if you
> like.)
> 
> Thanks.
> 
> Hans
> 
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Anthony Jones [mailto:ajones@clear.net.nz]
> > Sent: Tuesday, July 29, 2003 5:42 PM
> > To: Anthony Green; Erik Poupaert; ajones@clear.net.nz; 
> > java@gcc.gnu.org
> > Subject: Re: 100x? (Was:
> > http://gcc.gnu.org/java/done.html) 
> > 
> > >On Sun, 2003-07-27 at 02:51, Erik Poupaert wrote:
> > >> http://irate.sourceforge.net/index.html
> > >> 
> > >> 22 July 2003 - Problems with the server have been
> > sorted.  The server has
> > been running
> > >> as a gcj compiled binary. I've switched to Sun's Java
> > VM  and it's running
> > about 100
> > >> times faster. I suspect that the problem is garbage
> > collection. >
> > >This looks like a cool app.  A quick look at their
> > Makefile  shows that
> > >they're building the server with no optimization.  But
> > 100  times seems
> > >excessive!  Perhaps Anthony Jones can give us a little
> > more data... 
> > Anthony,
> > 
> > I think the problem is garbage collection (memory size).
> > I  didn't mean to suggest
> > that there was anything wrong with gcj compiler. I'm
> > very  impressed with it.
> > I just changed back to the Sun VM because it was easier
> > than  sorting out the
> > actual problem, which I expect is a matter of
> > configuration. 
> > 100 is an exaggeration. It was taking 9 minutes to start
> > up  the server and now
> > it takes 20 seconds or so.
> > 
> > Anthony
> > 



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